While many Maharajas of Indian sub continent were busy reveling in their hierarchical riches, our Maharaja Hari Singh made basic education compulsory in the state.
Dr. Karan Singh is a proof of his impetus on education. Here is a video of famous educationist, writer and musician, former Sade-i-Riyasat Dr. Karan Singh singing folk song:
Video is posted by Vikramaditya Singh son of Dr. Karan Singh on his social media platform
(Facebook). In his Facebook post, Vikramaditya Singh went on to say, ” As a child my father was encouraged to learn classical singing by both his parents. At age 86, he continues to enjoy singing Dogri and Pahari Folk songs!”
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